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Brent Krusor

Brent Krusor is a member of the Printed Electronic Devices group which focuses on inkjet printing of organic electronic materials to create flexible, large-area transistor and sensor arrays. Since joining PARC in 1978, he has also worked in the areas of molecular beam epitaxy of III-V semiconductors, high-resolution x-ray diffraction, and magneto-optical memory technology.

Brent received an M.S. in Physical Chemistry from the University of California at Berkeley and a B.S. in Chemistry from MIT. He has been an author on over 30 technical papers and is a co-inventor on 13 issued U.S. patents.


PARC publications

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Flexible Electronics and Oral Biosensing

255th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA

18 March 2018


Flexible hybrid electronic circuits and systems

IEEE Journal of Emerging and Selected Topics (JETCAS)

15 August 2016



Development of Printed Electronics Platform

2014 International Workshop on Flexible & Printable Electronics

26 September 2014

From printed devices to printed hybrid systems

Nano Bio Manufacturing Consortium (NBMC) Wearable Electronics Workshop

23 May 2014


Comparison of organic pulse-generator circuits for ferroelectric memories fabricated by all-additive printing

4th International Conference on Semiconductor Technology for Ultra Large Scale Integrated Circuits and Thin Film Transistors

7 July 2013

Flexible, large-area sensor circuits fabricated by additive printing

2013 and Beyond: Flexible Electronics Symposium at TMS Annual Meeting

4 March 2013

From lab-scale ink-jet to mass-printed circuits

2013 Flextech Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference

29 January 2013


Printed circuits and sensors for flexible electronic devices

International Conference on Flexible and Printed Electronics 2012

6 September 2012

Ink and substrate interactions in printed field-effect transistors

Printing Electronics - Ink and Substrate Interactions

2 August 2012

Scalable logic-addressed memory: printing integration of organic complementary logic and ferroelectric memory

Large-area, Organic and Printed Electronics Convention (LOPE-C)

20 June 2012

Inkjet printed organic circuits for addressing non-volatile memory

2012 Spring Meeting of the Materials Research Society

10 April 2012

Flexible and printed electronic sensing systems

Design West: Sensors in Design

29 March 2012

Organic complementary decoder circuits patterned by inkjet printing for addressing memory elements

2012 Flexible Electronics and Displays Conference

8 February 2012


Organic complementary circuits and resistive memory patterned by inkjet

Large-area Organic and Printed Electronics Convention (LOPE-C)

30 June 2011


Flexible printed sensor tape based on solution processed materials

23rd Annual Meeting of the IEEE Photonics Society

7 November 2010


Jet-printing: from drops to electronic devices

Printed Electronics USA 2009

2 December 2009

Flexible electronics and the value of inkjet-printing for displays and sensors

International Workshop on Flexible and Printed Electronics (IWFPE 09)

18 November 2009

The prospects of inkjet printing for displays and sensor tapes

IS&T Digital Fabrication Conference 2009 (DF 09)

20 September 2009


The interplay of materials in printed electronics

MRS Fall 2008 Meeting

1 December 2008

Flexible and printed electronics for displays and image sensors

The Future Prospects and Obstacles of Organic Electronics

25 February 2008

Flexible and printed electronics for displays and image sensors

The Future Prospect and Obstacles of Organic Electronics

25 February 2008


Effects of mechanical stress on printed polymer-based TFTs on flexible display backplanes

Materials Research Society, 2007 Spring Meeting

9 April 2007

Jet-printed active-matrix backplanes and electrophoretic displays

Japanese Journal of Applied Physics Part 1

March 2007


Jet-printed active-matrix backplanes and electrophoretic displays

13th International Workshop on Active-Matrix Flatpanel Displays and Devices

5 July 2006

All additive ink jet printed backplanes for displays

34th Annual Northern California Electronic Materials Symposium

28 April 2006



Amorphous silicon backplane with polymer MEMS structures for electrophoretic displays

Materials Research Society 2004 Spring Meeting

4 April 2004



The effect of composition on the band gap of InGaN alloys

Applied Physics Letters

30 December 2002


Morphological and electronic structure study of pentacene thin film transistors

SPIE Symposium on Organic Field Effect Transistors

29 July 2001

MEMS fabrication technology applied to large area x-ray image sensor arrays

Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology

1 June 2001

Photoconductivity of small molecule organic transistors

MRS Spring Meeting 2001

16 April 2001



Effect of Si doping on the strain and defect structure of GaN thin films

20th International Conference on Defects in Semiconductors

26 July 1999


Disordering of InGaN/GaN superlattices after high-pressure annealing

Fall 1998 Meeting of Materials Research Society

1 December 1998

Interdiffusion of In and Ga in InGaN quantum wells

Applied Physics Letters

31 August 1998

Characteristics of InGaN/AlGaN multiple quantum well laser diodes

IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics

1 May 1998

Phase separation in InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells

Applied Physics Letters

6 April 1998

Characterization of AlGaInN heterostructures and laser diodes

In-Plane Semiconductor Lasers: From Ultraviolet to Mid-Infrared II

26 January 1998

Material characterizations for III-Nitride based light emitters

SPIE Photonics West Symposium on Optoelectronics, Light-Emitting diodes: Research, Manufacturing, and Applications II

24 January 1998


Phase separation in InGaN/GaN multiple quantum wells

Materials Research Society Symposium

1 December 1997

Phase separation in annealed InGaN multiple quantum wells

International Conference on Nitride Semiconductors

27 October 1997


Characterization of OMVPE-grown AlGalnN heterostructures

Material Research Society Symposium III-V Nitrides

2 December 1996

Characterization of AlGaInN heterostructures grown by OMVPE

Electrochemical Society Meeting

5 May 1996


Ferroelectric LSCO/PZT/LSCO oxide heterostructures grown on [001] GaAs and [00l] Si

Materials Research Society Symposium G, Epitaxial Thin Films II

27 November 1995